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Fernbank Museum to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street
Cookie Monster set to appear at party
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Sesame Street has been on television for 45 years and Fernbank Museum of Natural History plans to mark the anniversary with a party.

The Sesame Street celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta. 

Fernbank’s Great Hall will host photo opportunities with the famous Sesame Street Brownstone and an appearance from Cookie Monster. The event will include a game station, a macaroni-saurus craft and temporary tattoos. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Sesame Street costumes or clothing. A costume contest will take place at noon.

Various local children’s authors will do live readings of their stories in the Naturalist Center on Fernbank’s upper level throughout the event day. After hearing a fun story, guests are invited to the auditorium to watch classic Sesame Street episodes.

Fernbank’s own mascot, Giggy A. Dinosaur, will join the celebration. During the day, he will make appearances throughout the museum.

For more family fun, many other museum exhibitions are available for the entire family, including the award-winning children’s exhibition, Fernbank NatureQuest, which is a perfect fit for young Sesame Street audiences.

All Sesame Street Celebration activities are included with museum admission and are free for Fernbank members. 

For tickets, call 404-929-6400 or visit

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